sarasota market stats: Why Buying Now Could Save You Thousands Later! - 12/06/10 04:41 AM
Our housing market in Sarasota is staying steady and we do foresee a rise in interest rates as we get into 2011.  Even if you see a nominal decrease in the average home price, it may not be worth an increase in your interest rate over the next 30 years.  Here is an example: Option ABuy a home now for $350,000Interest Rate @ 4.5%Monthly P&I  @ $1,773 Total Payments and Interest over 30 years = $638,428 Now, lets say you wait 8 months and this same home were to dip in value by $15,000 down to $335,000.  Wow, it's a good thing you waited, … (1 comments)

sarasota market stats: November Report - National Real Estate Stats - 11/13/10 03:12 AM
Recent national statistics continue to point to a real estate market that is slowly on the path to recovery.  I would point out that each area is different and some communities are recovering quicker than others.  Our Sarasota market continues to see a leveling out of inventory and strong indicators that the worst may be over for us here.  In fact, our market in the under $250,000 - $300,000 has developed into a Seller's market recently!  If there is a home that is in good shape, and priced properly below $300,000 - we are seeing multiple offer situations across the board.  … (1 comments)

sarasota market stats: Sarasota Home Sales Up – Inventory Down! Read it…but don’t weep! - 06/15/10 08:16 AM
Sarasota property sales hit their highest levels since 2005!  May sales were at 766, the highest number of sales for the year.  This number represents a 51.3% increase over May of 2009 and was the highest number of sales in any month since December of 2005.  It truly is incredible to think that our area is doing so fantastically well! No surprises though, given the fact that Sarasota is one of the most sought after and beautiful places to live in the country!  According to SAR (Sarasota Association of Realtors) President Erick Shumway, “The May 2010 statistics continued to show that … (0 comments)

sarasota market stats: Good Morning Sarasota!!! - 03/15/10 01:44 PM
Please try to imagine that Robin Williams is screaming that title over the airwaves...it just sounds better than when I try to do it!  It is a great morning here in Sarasota, Florida and Southwest Florida in general.  After a crazy day of rain and wind yesterday, we couldn't ask for a more beautiful, sunny day.  We certainly are fortunate to live in such a paradise!  With our great weather, fantastic homes, superior culture, beaches, and waterways; it is no surprise that Sarasota sales were up 49% in February 2010 from the same month in 2009.  Pending sales were standing at … (0 comments)

sarasota market stats: I am so tired of hearing how bad things are! - 01/28/10 02:41 PM
Listen,  not to pick on anyone here...but...is anyone else just plain sick and tired of hearing all the negativity about the real estate market?  Is it just me?  How many Realtors do you know that just moan and groan...continuously?  Boo Hoo..I am sooooo tired of hearing it! 

 
Here's a reality bite for those people...you get what you give.  It is a simple law of attraction...and that does not mean that you can simply think good thoughts and things will come.  Wouldn't that be nice?  That is a start...but there is also a Call To Action.  Visualize it and then … (42 comments)

sarasota market stats: Sarasota Market Defies National Home Gloom - 01/28/10 02:00 PM
I could give you all of the stats that you are likely already reading on the plethora of other blogs on this issue.  Ok...so I will give you the stats...just in case.  Seriously, Sarasota is doing exceptionally well in recovering from the burst.  I have always said that we would.  Why you ask? Simple really.  Sarasota is just a beautiful place to live.  There really is nowhere else like it in Florida.  Coastal communities will always be desireable places to live...that's why we live in Florida!  We want to be near the beach, go boating, enjoy the sunsets and see palm … (0 comments)

sarasota market stats: Sarasota December 2009 Property Sales the Best in 33 Months! - 01/24/10 02:18 AM
Against all of the negative national home sales hoopla, Sarasota saw 648 total property salesclosed in December of 2009.  This number represents the most closed transaction in Sarasota County since March 2007!  For those buyers who are still pondering whether Sarasota's market has come back, you need only to look at the increased sales and diminishing inventory.  Overall for all of 2009, sales were up 22.7% from 2008.  Of all of those sales over 40% were distressed property sales, up from 21.2% in 2008.

This is a great sign for our local real estate market!  Sarasota is one of the … (0 comments)

 
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